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What We Do

As a nonprofit partner to Louisville Parks and Recreation, Olmsted Parks Conservancy raises funds and advocates for investment; supports biodiversity and sustainability; and builds community in the parks.

Park Projects

We help fill a critical gap in funding for the Olmsted Parks system by providing an independent and dedicated source of strategic support and leadership.

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We protect, restore, and enhance natural areas in the Olmsted Parks system through our work in ecological restoration, woodlands management and horticulture.

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Community Programming

We deepen connections between parks and people through thoughtful and intentional community programs.

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Outreach & Advocacy

We center community voices through feedback from park users, neighborhood groups and other key stakeholders on important park matters, allowing us to better understand and address community needs.

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2023-2033 Strategic Plan

When you make a donation to Olmsted Parks Conservancy, what does your gift support? Most …

Upcoming Events

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Car Free Cherokee

On the last Sunday of each month, we close Cherokee Park to traffic so park …

Cherokee Park

Spring Member Perks

Olmsted Parks Conservancy members enjoy special events in the parks throughout the year. CLICK HERE …

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